One of biggest events in the region is now underway in Melrose.
The Borders Book Festival is set to host a line-up of comedians, writers and TV personalities throughout the weekend.
Scotland's sporting legend, Stephen Hendry, TV Wildlife expert, Kate Humble and Dumfries born historian, Neil Oliver are expected to be there.
The four-day event was the invention of Alistair Moffat which began in 2004 as a small gathering at the Wynd Theatre in Melrose. A decade later it moved to its current home at The Orchard.
The festival attracts thousands of people from across the country.
Borders Book Festival is set to run from :
- Thursday 13 June - Sunday 17 June